Category: Outside the Longbox

Outside The Longbox  - Documentary Now

Outside The Longbox – Documentary Now

IFC’s seven-episode collection of documentary spoofs by three talented SNL alums successfully rescues the parody genre from its latter-day purgatory.

Outside The Longbox - The Walk Of Life Project

Outside The Longbox – The Walk Of Life Project

This enthralling web project proves that the Dire Straits’ infectious 1985 hit “Walk Of Life” may be the perfect addition to any movie soundtrack.

Outside the Longbox - 11.22.63

Outside the Longbox – 11.22.63

This eight-part series, executive produced by J.J. Abrams and streaming exclusively on Hulu, is the best Stephen King adaptation in nearly a decade.

TENGAMAN is the Japanese Sex Toy Superhero that You Always Wanted [NSFW]

TENGAMAN is the Japanese Sex Toy Superhero that You Always Wanted [NSFW]

In a world where sexual pleasure is in danger, Tengaman is there to save your right to solo gratification. In the grand tokusatsu tradition Tengaman wants to sell you some toys!

Outside the Longbox - Turbo Kid

Outside the Longbox – Turbo Kid

This charmingly bizarre sci-fi action comedy from Canada and New Zealand gleefully hearkens back to the age of Eighties low-budget genre filmmaking.

Outside the Longbox - The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened?

Outside the Longbox – The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened?

This intriguing documentary from last year speculates on the kind of Superman movie we could have gotten in the late Nineties if Tim Burton had his way.

Outside The Longbox - FX'S FARGO, Season One

Outside The Longbox – FX’S FARGO, Season One

This ten-episode “true crime” series based loosely on the Oscar-winning film from the Coen Brothers is one of the all-around best TV shows of last year and is currently streaming on Hulu.

Outside the Longbox- Dragon Ball Z Extreme Butoden Demo

Outside the Longbox- Dragon Ball Z Extreme Butoden Demo

Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden is coming to the 3DS this October, but you can play the demo right now. We’ve got the lowdown on the game and tell you if it’s worth your time.

Outside The Longbox - The Return of BLOOM COUNTY

Outside The Longbox – The Return of BLOOM COUNTY

Berkeley Breathed’s classic strip has returned as a daily webcomic, and its patented mix of political commentary and anarchic lunacy is just as potent as ever.

Outside The Longbox - Netflix's SENSE8

Outside The Longbox – Netflix’s SENSE8

Netflix’s newest original series from the creators of BABYLON 5 and THE MATRIX doesn’t tread much new ground but stands out as one of the most progressively-minded shows currently on TV.

Outside The Longbox - The Humans Soundtrack, Volume II

Outside The Longbox – The Humans Soundtrack, Volume II

Boss Kong doesn’t care about Free Comic Book Day. They ain’t waitin’ that long to unleash The Humans Soundtrack, Volume II. On Vinyl, no less.

Outside The Longbox - The Babadook

Outside The Longbox – The Babadook

This acclaimed Aussie horror flick mines effective chills from the deep-seeded fears of parents everywhere.

Outside the Longbox - THE LAST MAN ON EARTH

Outside the Longbox – THE LAST MAN ON EARTH

SNL alum Will Forte and the creators of THE LEGO MOVIE turn an unlikely comic premise into one of the most enjoyable new shows of the new year.

Outside The Longbox - PARKS AND RECREATION's Final Season

Outside The Longbox – PARKS AND RECREATION’s Final Season

Tonight marks the finale of one of the most beloved sitcoms of recent memory and the end of one of the most well-done final seasons ever.

Outside The Longbox - John Wick

Outside The Longbox – John Wick

Keanu Reeves makes a strong career comeback in this lean and nasty revenge thriller that is one of the best action films from last year.

Outside The Longbox - Black Mirror

Outside The Longbox – Black Mirror

This dark, cynical sci-fi anthology series from Great Britain explores mankind’s relationship with technology in several original and disturbing ways.

Outside The Longbox - EDGE OF TOMORROW

Outside The Longbox – EDGE OF TOMORROW

This underrated sci-fi gem starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt might be the greatest video game movie ever made that isn’t based on an existing video game.

Outside the Longbox - "Hollywood Said NO!"

Outside the Longbox – “Hollywood Said NO!”

If you liked Mr. Show, you need to buy this book. It won’t completely heal the hole in your heart, but it’s a start. Sometimes a start is all it takes.

Outside The Longbox - Nathan For You

Outside The Longbox – Nathan For You

This quirky, deadpan reality show spoof from Comedy Central is one of the funniest shows currently on TV.

Outside The Longbox - Only Lovers Left Alive

Outside The Longbox – Only Lovers Left Alive

Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton play the world’s coolest and most tragic vampire couple in Jim Jarmusch’s immensely interesting new film.

Outside The Longbox - GRAND PIANO

Outside The Longbox – GRAND PIANO

This tense Hitchcockian thriller starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack is an entertaining throwback to a bygone era in cinema and is one of the best films of 2014 so far.

Outside The Longbox - Helix

Outside The Longbox – Helix

Helix is intense. It’s kind of insane. It’s a great take on “apocalypse virus” stories. It’s executive produced by Ronald D Moore. Take a gander at why you should check this show out on DVD and Blu-Ray next week.

Outside The Longbox - CEO Orlando and the FGC

Outside The Longbox – CEO Orlando and the FGC

One of the bigger fighting game tournaments is coming up soon, in addition to the World Championships. Learn all about the Fighting Game Community inside as PoP prepares for CEO!

Outside the Longbox - NOS4A2

Outside the Longbox – NOS4A2

The latest bestselling prose thriller from Joe Hill is worthy of comparison to his famous father’s best work and just might put you off Christmas music for life.

Outside The Longbox: Defiance

Outside The Longbox: Defiance

On a network that was becoming dominated by ghost hunting and other reality shows, there are a couple bright spots in the programming lineup. Season 2 of one of those shows starts tonight, as Defiance makes its long-awaited return.

Outside the Longbox: Escape from Tomorrow

Outside the Longbox: Escape from Tomorrow

A psychological thriller shot in Disney’s parks without the knowledge or consent of the House of Mouse? This I gotta see!

Outside the Longbox - CHEAP THRILLS

Outside the Longbox – CHEAP THRILLS

This extremely dark and original comedy currently out in select theaters and on VOD uses a fairly simple story to communicate some very poignant and pessimistic truths about American life in 2014.

Outside the Longbox: Max Landis & Superman

Outside the Longbox: Max Landis & Superman

Max Landis might not be working for DC Comics, but that hasn’t stopped him from producing the best Superman products in the last few years. His Superman videos are fun, funny, and heartfelt. They are more than worth your time.

Outside the Longbox: ‘Beware the Batman'

Outside the Longbox: ‘Beware the Batman’

The latest Batman animated show is a bit of a different take on the Dark Knight. It’s highly stylized look might be a turn off at first, but don’t judge this book by its cover. Beware the Batman is a worthy successor to DC’s stellar history of cartoons.

Outside the Longbox: Dollar Shave Club Review

Outside the Longbox: Dollar Shave Club Review

The Guzmaniac goes Outside the Longbox to accept the Dollar Shave Club’s challenge of change. Do they fall prey to their own hype or deliver on their word that their blades “Are F**king Great”?

Outside the Longbox - "S." A Novel

Outside the Longbox – “S.” A Novel

Whenever we hear “new media,” we typically think of all the new cutting edge technology at our disposal. “S.” is the very epitome of new media, and it’s a muther-effin’ book.

Outside the Longbox: 'Power Rangers Super Megaforce'

Outside the Longbox: ‘Power Rangers Super Megaforce’

The Megaforce Rangers get an upgrade in the new season of the Power Rangers. With the 20th anniversary in full swing, you can expect mega action and mega surprises as Rangers from the past prepare to return and show the new kids just how it’s done.

Outside The Longbox - The LEGO Movie

Outside The Longbox – The LEGO Movie

This surprise animated hit is one of those rare family films that is truly fun for all ages.

Outside the Longbox: 'Dragon Ball Z Kai'

Outside the Longbox: ‘Dragon Ball Z Kai’

An updated version of the anime classic that cuts out the six-hour screaming and staring matches. This is the perfect update for longtime fans and those yet to discover ‘Dragon Ball Z’.

Outside the Longbox - HER

Outside the Longbox – HER

Spike Jonze’s odd yet charming sci-fi romantic comedy-drama about a man falling in love with his Operating System is hands down the best movie of 2013.